EHS Mission Statement
The Department of Environmental Health & Safety seeks to provide a safe and healthy place of employment and learning and to cultivate positive attitudes towards safety, security and preparedness through the establishment and implementation of occupational and environmental protection programs for the University.
EHS Vision Statement
The Department of Environmental Health & Safety works to instill the value of safe and environmentally-conscious behavior throughout the University community.
|Cognizance of safety regulations and ethical concerns and instill this awareness in the university community
|Continuing education to provide optimal service to the university
|Provide dedicated workforce to ensure safety in all arenas of university activity
|Creation and nourishment of a culture of safety, awareness and ethical ownership
|Upholding and enforcing the safety guidelines of federal, state and local entities and integration of these guidelines to university policy
|Oversee training, facilities and work practices to ensure protection from hazards for all university personnel and students
|Enforcement of safety guidelines to prevent injury to person, the environment and property
|Provide safety education to the community to protect themselves and the environment
|Work with the community to produce innovative solutions to safety concerns
|Plan for incidents to respond with preparedness and confidence